Donald Fowler

Don Fowler

Professor of Biblical Studies



  • Grace Theological Seminary, Th.D. in Hebrew and OT, 1981
  • Grace Theological Seminary, Th.M. in Hebrew and OT, 1973
  • Grace Theological Seminary, M.Div. 1971
  • Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, 1967, Bible and Biblical Languages

Areas of Expertise

  • Biblical and contemporary issues
  • Ancient and modern Israel

Employment in Ministry

  • Professor of Biblical Studies, Liberty University, 1998 to present.
  • Pastor of Cedar Heights Baptist Church, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1995-1998.
  • Pastor of Harrison Center Church, Etna Green, Indiana, 1993-1995.
  • Professor of Hebrew and OT, Grace Theological Seminary and Grace College,
  • Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Oswego, Indiana, 1972-1975.

Ministries & Church Planting

  • The Kirk, 2007-2009.
  • Staunton Baptist Church, 2009-2010.
  • Liberty Chapel Baptist Church, 2004-2005.
  • The Kirk, Forest, VA, 2003.
  • Campus Pastor,  Liberty University, 2000-2002.
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Altavista, VA 1998-2001
  • Brookside Evangelical Mennonite, Fort Wayne, IN, 1990-92.
  • Burr Oak Baptist Church, Albion, IN 1990-91. 
  • McCoy memorial Baptist Church, Elkhart, IN, 1989. 
  • Church of the Open Door, Elyria, OH, 1988-89. 
  • Cosperville Baptist Church, Cosperville, IN, 1987.
  • McCoy Memorial Baptist Church, Elkhart, IN, 1986.
  • Burr Oak Baptist Church, Albion, IN, 1985. 
  • Bryan Community Baptist Church (founding Pastor), Bryan, OH, 1981-83.
  • Burr Oak Baptist Church, Albion, IN,  1980.
  • Cosperville Baptist Church, Cosperville, IN, 1977-79.
  • First Baptist Church, Youth Director, Wabash, IN, 1969.
  • First Baptist Church, Assistant, Carmel, IN

Professional Involvement

  • Oak Grove Baptist Church license to ministry, 1966. 
  • Extensive counseling/small group leader
  • Membership in Evangelical Theological Society
  • Membership in Society of Biblical Literature
  • Membership in National Association of Professors of Hebrew
  • Membership in Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago


  • “History and Chronology of the OT,” in Foundations for Biblical Interpretation,
    Eds. David Dockery, et al. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1994,
  • Holman Bible Handbook, ed. David Dockery, Nashville: Holman, 1992,
    6 articles
  • “The Background to the Good Shepherd Discourse in John 10,” in New
    Testament Essays in Honor of Homer A. Kent, ed. Gary Meadors,
    Winona Lake: BMH, 1991, 143-63.
  • Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, ed. David Noel Freedman. Grand Rapids:
    Eerdmans, 2000, 10 articles.
  • Zondervan KJV Study Bible, ed. Kenneth Barker, . Grand Rapids: Zondervan,
    2002, Revised notes on Jeremiah through Malachi.
  • Forthcoming: Article on 1,2 Kings in What the OT Authors Really Cared About, published by Kregel.